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Jameson honored as MAC baseball pitcher of the week

CLEVELAND, Ohio –— Ball State freshman Drey Jameson was named the Mid-American Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week the league announced Tuesday. This was the second time this season a Ball State pitcher has come away with this honor.

Jameson helped the Cardinals secure the series finale 5-0 win at Eastern Michigan on Sunday. The righty tossed Ball State’s first complete game shutout since BJ Butler blanked Dayton in a 6-0 win on March 18, 2017.

He reached double-digit strikeouts for the first time in his collegiate career and retired 12 consecutive batters in the middle of the game.

The Greenfield native has now gone 16 consecutive innings without allowing a run. In his previous start, Jameson held Central Michigan scoreless in 6.0 innings of work while striking out eight batters. In his three MAC starts, Jameson is 1-0 with a 0.95 ERA while holding league opponents to a .174 batting average.

Baseball

New Castle 13, Waldron 0

The Trojan varsity baseball team opened the home portion of its schedule with a 13-0 victory in four innings over Class A Waldron Monday evening at Sunnyside Field.

New Castle scored one run in the bottom of the first inning, five in the second, and seven in the third, and evened its record at 2-2 for the season.

The Trojans travel to Rushville this evening.

Girls Tennis

Rushville 3, New Castle 2

The Trojan girls varsity team traveled south to face the Lions Monday evening and were edged by a single point to drop to 0-2 for the season.

Winning their flights for New Castle were Emily Scott 6-4, 6-2 at No. 3 singles and Sydney Hedges and Abby Hamilton 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles.

Elsewhere for the Trojans, Delaney Dye lost 4-6, 1-6 at No. 1 singles; Elizabeth LaMar lost 3-6, 4-6 at No. 2 singles; and Brandy Burgess and Lizzy Chesher lost 6-2, 2-6, 2-6 at No. 2 doubles.

New Castle hosts Eastern Hancock this evening.

Today’s Sports Events

Baseball: Knightstown at Blue River Valley 5 p.m.

Baseball: New Castle at Rushville 5 p.m.

Baseball: Cowan at Shenandoah 5 p.m.

Boys Golf: Knightstown and Winchester at Union City 5 p.m.

Boys Golf: Wes-Del at Shenandoah 4:30 p.m.

Girls Tennis: Knightstown at Hagerstown 4:30 p.m.

Girls Tennis: Eastern Hancock at New Castle 5 p.m.

Girls Tennis: Shenandoah at Mt. Vernon (Fortville) 5 p.m.

Softball: Eastern Hancock at Blue River Valley 5:30 p.m.

Softball: Randolph Southern at Hagerstown 5 p.m.

Softball: Daleville at Shenandoah 5 p.m.

Track & Field: Winchester at Hagerstown 5 p.m.

Thursday’s Sports Events

Baseball: Hagerstown at Shenandoah 5 p.m.

Baseball: Tri at Union City 5 p.m.

Boys Golf: Blue River Valley at Seton Catholic 5 p.m.

Boys Golf: New Palestine at Knightstown 5 p.m.

Boys Golf: Shenandoah and Anderson at Muncie Central 4 p.m.

Boys Golf: Eastern Hancock at Tri 5 p.m.

Girls Tennis: Blue River Valley at Randolph Southern 4:30 p.m.

Girls Tennis: Knightstown at Centerville 5 p.m.

Girls Tennis: New Castle at Shenandoah 4:30 p.m.

Girls Tennis: Union City at Tri 5 p.m.

Softball: Seton Catholic at Hagerstown 5 p.m.

Softball: Knightstown at Cambridge City Lincoln 5 p.m.

Softball: Cowan at New Castle 5 p.m.

Softball: Tri at Northeastern 5 p.m.

Track & Field: Blue River Valley and Wapahani at Union City 5 p.m.